Marine ecosystems : diversity and functions / André Monaco, Patrick Prouzet.

Monaco, André [Browse]
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1st ed.
  • London, England ; Hoboken, New Jersey : ISTE : Wiley, 2015.
  • ©2015
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  • ""Table of Contents""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Foreword""; ""1: Marine Biosphere, Carbonate Systems and the Carbon Cycle""; ""1.1. Introduction""; ""1.2. Marine organisms and carbon""; ""1.3. Variability in the production of organic matter""; ""1.4. From the biosphere to the atmosphere to climate""; ""1.5. Carbonate production""; ""1.6. The coupling of carbonaceous and organic productions""; ""1.7. Modification of equilibria and consequences on marine life""; ""1.8. Conclusion""; ""1.9. Bibliography""
  • ""2: Biodiversity of Phytoplankton: Responses to Environmental Changes in Coastal Zones""""2.1. Introduction""; ""2.2. Phytoplankton ecology""; ""2.3. Phytoplankton responses to anthropogenic pressures""; ""2.4. Observation systems for the identification of phytoplankton""; ""2.5. Conclusion""; ""2.6. Bibliography""; ""3: Marine Seagrasses (Magnoliophyta) in the Intertropical Zone""; ""3.1. From plant to habitat""; ""3.2. Role of seagrass beds in the coastal environment""; ""3.3. Functioning of seagrass beds""; ""3.4. Challenges in the conservation of seagrass beds""
  • ""3.5. Pressures on and threats to seagrasses""""3.6. Restoration of seagrass beds""; ""3.7. The functional role of seagrasses in the lagoon ecosystem""; ""3.8. Conclusion""; ""3.9. Bibliography""; ""4: Biocomplexity of Coral Ecosystems: Diversity in All its States""; ""4.1. Introduction""; ""4.2. Diversity in the coral world""; ""4.3. Links between diversities""; ""4.4. Conclusion""; ""4.5. Bibliography""; ""5: Man and Diversity in the Coral Environment""; ""5.1. Introduction""; ""5.2. Diversity and ecological services""
  • ""5.3. Local versus global threats: what are local threats and what are their effects?""""5.4. What are the combined effects of local and global threats on corals?""; ""5.5. Functions and diversity""; ""5.6. Conclusion""; ""5.7. Bibliography""; ""6: Hydrothermal Vents: Oases at Depth""; ""6.1. Introduction to deep-sea ecosystems""; ""6.2. Discovery of hydrothermal sources""; ""6.3. Geology and geochemistry of hydrothermal systems""; ""6.4. Microbial chemosynthesis""; ""6.5. Symbioses and trophic chains""; ""6.6. Distribution of fauna at different spatial scales""
  • ""6.7. Faunal microdistribution and interactions""""6.8. Temporal dynamics of hydrothermal ecosystems""; ""6.9. Mineral resources and exploitation""; ""6.10. Bibliography""; ""List of Authors""; ""Index""; ""End User License Agreement""
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